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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations (BRCD, BNI, COH, CHK, CSX, HOG, KWK, MBT, NDAQ, SIRI)

These are this Thursday's top early analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations from Wall Street research calls which may be moving shares of the underlying stocks: Brocade Communications (NASDAQ: BRCD) Cut ...
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Media Digest 11/10/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Markets hit their 2009 highs. Reuters:   Dodd is set to unveil his financial reform bill which calls for merging many bank regulators. Reuters:   Kraft's (NYSE:KFT) bid for Cadbury turned ...
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Buffett & Berkshire Earn Dough (BRK-A, BRK-B, BNI, MCO)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has just reported its Q3-2009 earnings ahead of the formal expectations.  This will be perhaps one of the last similar earnings reports with ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations (AEO, BNI, ENR, GET, GES, GD, STEC, VIA, YUM)

These are this Wednesday's top ten analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls: American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) Raised to Top Picks at FBR Capital; but ...
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Media Digest 11/4/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Opel must now arrange for GM's unexpected ownership Reuters:   The Fed will probably keep its "easy money" program. Reuters:   Toyota (NYSE:TM) will pull out of Formula 1 racing. Reuters:   ...
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The Return Of Wheeling And Dealing (BRK.A)(BNI)(KFT)

Kraft (NYSE:KFT) hinted very strongly that it would open a battle with Cadbury for ownership of the British company. GM said it would keep its Opel and Vauxhall European operations ...
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52-Week High Club

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp (NYSE: BNI) surged close to 30% to a yearly high of $97.59 following news that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) will be buying the ...
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Buffett Makes His Whale of an Acquisition (BRK-A, BRK-B, BNI, UNP)

We always knew that Warren Buffett loved the railroad stocks.  We also had for years heard Buffett talk about the prospects of a "whale of a deal" in large acquisitions. ...
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Transports Seeing Mixed Show on FedEx Guidance Hike (FDX, UPS, UNP, CSX, YRCW, NSC, KSU, BNI, JBHT, CNW, LSTR)

We just noticed over at our volume spike alert service that FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) was already challenging 150% of its average volume and was triple volume what it normally ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMED, BNI, CMCSA, CSX, DCP, FISV, GMR, HLS, STJ, TWC)

These are ten of the top pre-market analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiation calls we have seen from Wall Street early this Wednesday morning with close to two hours until the ...
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Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Q2-2009 Holdings A to F (BRK-A, AXP, BAC, BDX, BNI, KMX, KO, CMCSA, CDCO, COP, COST, ETN, CEG)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A)(BRK-B) has shown its Q2-2009  holdings as of June 30, 2009.  There are some portfolio changes that have been seen here from the end of Q1 ...
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CSX Rises, But Shows Why Warren Buffett Is Worried on Rails (CSX, BNI, NSC, UNP, BRK-A)

CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) is showing exactly why Warren Buffett has been so pessimistic lately. Q2 2009 earnings were $308 million or $0.78 EPS.  This is down from $385 million, ...
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The Unusual Suspects (X, BRK-A, BNI, NFLD, INTC, WIND, AAPL, PALM, NVAX)

There were several unusual occurrences at the end of the week and some we saw over the weekend screenings for items missed during the week.  These will also be among ...
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Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Q1-2009 Holdings A to F (BRK-A, AXP, BAC, BNI, KMX, KO, CMCSA, CDCO, COP, CEG, COST, ETN)

We have just gotten the Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A)(BRK-B) holdings for the end of Q1-2009.  The cut off date here was March 31, 2009 and there ...
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Buffett & Berkshire Primer Ahead of Annual Meeting (BRK-A, BRK-B, BNI, USG, TIF, HOG)

This weekend will mark the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B).  In the past, this has been considered the Financial Woodstock.  But this is a ...
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